Thursday, February 21, 2008

North Carolina - Mecklenburg County Resolutions

On May 20, 1775, North Carolina passed the Mecklenburg County Resolutions. An excerpt is below:

"We hereby declare ourselves a free and independent people; are, and of a right ought to be, a sovereign and self-governing association, under control of no power other than that of our God and the general government of Congress."

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